Trusts and Estates

Experienced New Jersey trusts and estates attorneys

With more than 200 years of combined experience, the attorneys at Bogart Keane Ryan, L.L.C. possess in-depth knowledge about all aspects of trusts and estate issues, including:

  • Estate planning
  • Estate tax issues
  • Executorship duties
  • Guardianship
  • Living wills
  • Living trusts
  • Probate
  • Probate and will disputes
  • Wills drafting and execution
  • Estate planning

The experienced attorneys at Bogart Keane Ryan, L.L.C. can advise you on the best approach to your estate planning. They thoroughly analyze your estate and strategize the best means of transferring your assets, minimizing taxes, establishing guardianship for your children, supporting personal philanthropic causes and protecting your loved ones. They can draft a will that reflects your desires and establish living trusts if they would be beneficial to your estate.


Our attorneys apply their extensive knowledge about New Jersey probate court to guide you through the complex process of probating a will. We assist executors in all steps of the process, including:

  • Creating a plan of action to probate the estate fairly and expeditiously
  • Filing the will with the probate court in New Jersey
  • Closing and opening bank accounts
  • Transferring assets from the deceased to the estate
  • Valuating the estate
  • Managing and liquidating assets as appropriate
  • Paying taxes and other debts
  • Locating beneficiaries
  • Hiring professionals and experts when necessary

Probate disputes

When disputes occur between beneficiaries, we successfully represent your interests. Our New Jersey attorneys have the extensive knowledge to challenge invalid wills or to defend valid wills against the improper assertions of dissatisfied beneficiaries. Skillful mediators and litigators, they can negotiate between beneficiaries to preserve relationships or fastidiously pursue your rights in court when necessary.

Contact the meticulous estate planning lawyers at Bogart Keane Ryan, L.L.C.

Call the firm at 201-798-2400 or contact Bogart Keane Ryan, L.L.C. online.